An artist rendering of the construction on Venice Island, ready to be showed off on Tuesday, October 2014. (Image provided by the Manayunk Development Corporation.)

Ready To Cut The Ribbon On Venice Island Storm Water Project And Recreation Facility

Still ahead, a project to alleviate chronic flooding that accompanies severe storms. For now, project organizers are just hoping to see a healthy spillover of Venice visitors to Main Street.


(USGBC vice president Brendan Owens, second frrom left, participates in a panel discussion about the new LEED v.4 standards.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philly ‘Greenbuild’ Expo Demonstrates Game-Change in Construction Industry

The standards are being updated, according to a LEED official, because green building conventions and tools have become almost too easy to meet.


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Building Certification: What Does LEED Really Mean?

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification can offer big costs, and big savings.


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Fishtown Web Design Firm Moves Into New Green Office

A Fishtown web design is doing its part to make the 19125 zip code, the “greenest” zip code in the city. Today, the office officially opens for use.


University Of Pennsylvania Renovations Achieve High LEED Status

A local university is making progress saving money and the environment.